Ireti

IRETI (38), a despondent woman trapped in a solitary jail cell has given up on life and any meaning it holds, following the death of her 8 year old son. She sits day after day, hovering between being deathly still and intense wailing and mourning until she has a very unusual encounter within her jail cell and self....

  • Tope Oshin
    Director
    Journey To Self, The Young Smoker, Till Death Do Us Part, New Horizons, Tinsel, Hotel Majestic, Love & War, Conversations At Dinner
  • Tope Oshin
    Writer
    Blackout, Crush
  • Tope Oshin
    Producer
    Fifty, Walk The Talk, New Horizons, Till Death Do Us Part, The Young Smoker
  • Anne Njemanze
    Key Cast
    Tinsel, Glamour Girls
  • Adekunle Nodash Adejuyigbe
    Cinematographer
    Journey To Self, Fifty, The Young Smoker, Till Death Do Us Part, Shuga
  • Project Type:
    Short
  • Runtime:
    11 minutes 3 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    November 27, 2015
  • Country of Origin:
    Nigeria
  • Country of Filming:
    Nigeria
  • Language:
    English
  • Shooting Format:
    Digital
  • Aspect Ratio:
    16:9
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    No
  • Student Project:
    No
Director Biography - Tope Oshin

Tope Oshin is a multiple award-winning motion picture professional with feet firmly rooted in both film and TV having extensive credits in both areas. Tope Oshin studied Theatre Arts, T.V & Film Production from the Lagos State University, Nigeria, and then Filmmaking Techniques & Methodologies at Colorado Film School, USA, and is also an alumni of Berlinale Talents 2015, selected out of over 2,500 applications from filmmakers in 150 countries across the world.
She directed 350 episodes of Africa's biggest daily soap opera Tinsel and 96 episodes of popular African tele-novella Hotel Majestic. Other credits are multiple award winning shorts The Young Smoker, Till Death Do Us Part, New Horizons, the award-winning feature Journey To Self and in production of her first documentary Amaka’s Kin.
Among her producing credits are 26 made-for-TV movies, talk shows, the soap opera - Tinsel (as Box/Content Producer) and 2015 BFI premiered theatrical feature Fifty directed by Biyi Bandele, amongst others. She has also cast several projects and notable among them are MTV’s drama series Shuga 3 & 4.
Within her experience as Supervising Producer and Production Consultant, she has accepted and reviewed over 40 screenplays from different writers and filmmakers in readiness for production. Also consulted on and supervised the production of over 25 TV film productions, working with over 26 young filmmakers to develop their movies from concept to final cut.

In giving back, which Tope fully believes in, she has lent her voice and skill as a facilitator at several film and storytelling workshops in Nigeria.

Tope is officially "verified" on Google+ and has been featured on CNN twice; on CNN'S INSIDE AFRICA and CNN.COM, and on German TV, DW Deutshe Welle TV while attending Berlinale 2015.

Tope who is a 2015 Juror for the International Emmy Awards for the tele-novella category, is currently working underground developing her next film projects and collaborations.

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